Go Back
+ servings

Lemon Icebox Pie Recipe

Lil' Luna
Deliciously creamy & tangy Lemon Icebox Pie is a classic chilled Southern dessert that's perfect for summer!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Chill 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 slices
Calories 229 kcal


Graham Cracker Crust

  • 1 2/3 cups graham crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter , melted

Lemon Filling

  • 2 14 oz cans sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice about 4-6 lemons
  • 8 large egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest


  • Preheat the oven to 325F degrees and lightly grease a 9-inch pie plate.
  • In a medium bowl stir together the graham crumbs, sugar and melted butter.
  • Press into the bottom and up the sides of the pie plate to form the crust. Then pop it in the freezer as you make the filling.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the lemon juice and sweetened condensed milk.
  • In a separate large bowl beat together the egg yolks and lemon zest until frothy and lighter in color.
  • Then gently mix in the sweetened condensed milk and lemon juice.
  • Pour the mixture into the pie crust and bake for 25-30 minutes or until the top looks set and there's a slight wobble in the middle.
  • Allow to cool at room temperature, then chill in the fridge or freezer for at least 6 hours to set.
  • Top with whipped cream to serve. 


Calories: 229kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 4gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 207mgSodium: 125mgPotassium: 80mgSugar: 9gVitamin A: 505IUVitamin C: 12.8mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 1.2mg
Keyword Lemon Icebox Pie
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!